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10 Dec 2023 21:41:06 EST (-0500)
  Re: Locus of a moving point?  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 13 Sep 2018 19:46:43
Message: <5b9af6e3$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/13/2018 3:31 PM, Kenneth wrote:
> Actually, it might be a simple procedure (but it's only my thought experiment,
> beware!) The planet needs some starting position; then use a #while or #for loop
> to advance that position incrementally, adding a small sphere there each time.
> At the end of the loop, add your planet object. There should be a visible trail
> of spheres as the trajectory. I think!

I have done this very thing in 2D, but it does not look nice or smooth.



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